Equipment was set up and the station checked out fully operational on August 1st, with its first QSO of the DXpedition logged at 5PM on Easter Island for CE0Y/I2DMI. Operator Francesco will be operating 40,20,17,15,12 and 10 meters. You may find the station on 80 meters as well, provided enough room is available to accommodate an 80 meter dipole.
Operation of CE0Y/I2DMI is slated to continue through August 9th.
Easter Island (alias Rapa Nui or Isla de Pascua) is a Polynesian island in the southeastern Pacific Ocean. It’s located at the southeasternmost point of the Polynesian triangle. It has been a special territory of the South American nation of Chile since 1888.
QSL cards will be sent/received via the following systems:
Direct to I2DMI
FRANCESCO DI MICHELE
VIA VERGANI 20
– BUREAU, by the service offered to all associations members of IARU
– LOTW – logbook will be uploaded as soon as possible.
– eQSL – same as LOTW
Expert 1k FA amplifier
Multi-band vertical 40-10 meters/80 meter dipole
Dell 6600 Computer
N1MM logging software
CY9C St.Paul Island DXpedition 2016
Callsign: CY9C DXpedition
Date: 21 August 2016
QRV: 10.114 KHz
QTH: St. Paul Island / Canada
P5DX-what could have been….
This morning, I had to cancel a DXpedition. It was one of the hardest decisions of my life. It was not for lack of permission, it was not for lack of a team and equipment willing to go.